The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 50, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 30, 1883 Page: 2 of 4
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TVKUNKSUAY MAY 30 1883.
Tim sinfulness of playing checkers is a
proposition in morals started by the New York
Tim Czar is now potentate over 100000-
000 of people and the splendor of Russian
royalty surpasses all other.
Turkey is awaiting a parliament and con-
stitution or at least his majesty the Sultan
if. on the anxious seat looking that way.
There is not a piece of the Democratic
party in Massachusetts that can be seen with
a microscope that General Butler does not
own and carry in his pocket.
Boston boasts a school regiment of pecu-
liar grace and skill for which "in years to
come" says the Boston Advertiser "the coun-
try may have use." Vehope not. Does our
contemporary contemplate secession when a
protective tariff shall cease to float the manu-
factory system of New England!
J ere Dunn the unconvicted felon is keep-
ing Chicago in countenance by his cheerlul
presence and seems pleased with his ability
to assure her that he is all right and in no de-
gree damaged nor his plans disturbed by
his late little unpleasantness. This is highly
encouraging and leaves the moral aspect of
hat city altogether healthy.
Boucicault's new Irish drama is called
The Amadan. It is said to be a weak play
stocked with stale devices and full of melo
dramatic extravagances with none of the
dramatic effects and stage vigor ol London
Assurance. Boucicault was but 19 when he
produced London Assurance and it is proba
bly worth his whole library of later plays.
Whatever revolting features the Irish
trials may present to an American they at
least denote the efficiency of the English ju-
diciary system. It was a year on the 6th inst
since the Phoenix park murders were commit-
ted but it will be remembered that many
long and tedious months passed without the
discovery of any clue to the assassins. From
the time the judicial fulcrum had a place the
proceedings are a swift and signal vindication
of the constitutional guarantees of speedy jus
Thkodore Tilton is lecturing on Long
Island to small but select audiences. Mr
Tilton is a lecturer of splendid abilities and it
should not detract from his drawing capacity
that he is among those who are aware of lii
wrongs and whose sympathies he should
command. His course toward his fallen
wife and little ones has been exemplary to the
last degree and contrasts happily with the
coarse and sensuous deportment observed by
Beecher. We know of no man who has suf
fered so wanton an injury that has borne it so
well ignoring self and suppressing his resent
ments in the face of the justice he has pa
tiently awaited at the hands of the public. It
is doubtful whether that justice will ever be
awarded but there is no doubt that it Is most
THK FllttUTltADn QUKSTION.
In the tariff discussion In which the press
generally seems taking a hand it is well to
lay aside for the time temporary considera-
tions and weigh the vital principles on which
the Government rests. We propose only such
suggestions as shall constitute a refuge for the
people from evils that are yet more or less re-
mote. There is no tariff reform in the sense
in which it is meant no tariff revision lhat
opens upon any policy which the country will
be finally at liberty to chose. The time may
be forseen when vast national Interests that
arc likely to push everything else to the wall
will constrain a policy which has hut one
simple name and that is free trade.
It is very certain that all tariffs restrict the
liberty ol trade no matter how modified or
by what names called. Restraint is
not freedom. The perfect freedom
of trade of all privileges that attach as rights
to the transactions of men with each other is
a primordial principle of government. It is
indefeasible and awaits the time when the
temporary policies that prevail shall fade or
fall before the sweeping influences of the fu-
ture that shall compel the nation to go back
to first principles. In what we may briefly
say on this subject we have no quarrel with
prevailing policies. We desire only to show
that in the coming time no policy will answer
the ends of government but that of strict pub-
lic justice and unswerving principle.
There seem many incongruities at the door
of this discussion. The right of every citizen
to buy where he can buy cheapest and
the folly of setting up a congressional
inquest to direct men where they shall
spend their money are propositions over-
whelmingly simple and apparent. The pro
ject of taxing a people into prosperity and
the anomaly of ascribing the prosperity of the
county to Its taxes are fatal to all logic. The
prosperity into which the people can be taxed
is seen in the now existing and rapidly grow
ing condition of affairs. Great aggregate
wealth makes the average of per capita wealth
high while the riches are in fact held by a
few. In getting at the average wealth we
must remember that if one family is worth
$1000000 and 99 other families arc frbm
hand to mouth there are the hundred families
of an average of $10000; but the riches arc
all held by the one family. It is thus that
wealth is really held by a few families
who live luxurious lives in the
midst of want and poverty. It is to
this we are tending and against this freedom
in its largest sense must make an effort for
salety. The workers and wealth producers of
the land must be rescued from the necessity
ol paying perpetual tribute to millionaires
whose serfs they become. This is a protec-
tion that requires only repeal no new laws
only release no constrainst on others.
If the liberty which is to preside over the
destinies of the American people means a
total abolition of all restraint upon individual
right (and that alone is liberty) the vast in
dustrial theatres of the country will gradually
take on new activities through a rivalry purely
competitive fair and just. When free
labor and free capital cannot sus-
tain a prosperous outcome they will
drift into new forms of competition
and work out the phenomenon of success
without a thought of recourse to restraint
monopoly or any of the ruinous devices now
in operation. It is perfectly obviou3 that
with say 200000000 of people there must be
no immunities restraints monopolies advan
tages or disadvantages of any kind created by
law. Men must acquire a sense of not only
being perfectly free but a conviction of abso'
lute equality and combinations and associa
tions lor joint effort must be wholly without
the aid or intervention of legislation. Its
practibility and force lie In its perfect sim
Merrick Star Houte Speech.
Wasi'.inoto.v. May 28. Merrick. In his tins.
lnir arrumeut In the Star route cuse. te-dav
pnul: "lu summing up tho case ho would
ileal with thu evidence with frankness candor
and sincerity that those who kuow him would
recognize as mo controlling principles or his
lite. Tho eouns"! who preceded him cautioned
tho jury against cpitnets wnen tie might wtll
have taken tho ndvleo to himself. Tho nrlson.
era' wives and families wuio not on tilul but
tno prisoners tiierascivcs. to attempt toassall
tho iurv bv tear-orovokluir nattios was un In.
gcnlous device showing appreciation of tho
(act that they could make no sound logical ur-
sriinicnt. What had tears to do with tho scales
of jiiBtlce? Cast thorn nut; thoy were tempta
tions neiu lonccKon on 10 iniumy unaoisgraco
Those scales mutt contain nothing hut coldund
naked facts arid the rules of luw us given bv tho
oou rt. 1 1 was truu there was 110 spectacle more
solemn than a human being wrecked or a
blackcnou nome; nut what wrecked tho men
and blackened the homes? Not thu verdict ot
tuo Jury but the commission of crime. Dy 11
verdict speaking theirs) imiathlcsand not their
iudirmont. the Jury would commit erlmo and
give their uonsclenoos oiwIeKS and eternal re-
uroacii. no manor wuur. oiepnen w. Horsey
had been ho now stood urralgnod by his coun-
try against tho Inajesty or tho law. it was sad
to Bee great men full and painful to geo great
minds corrupted and poisoned by crime; but it
woe sadder yet to see u Jury let him go because
ne whs a great man. lyunvict ineso ueienuauts;
convict thein 11 nou facts and from thu temnlej
oi justice uiruuguuui ma uuu woum ring ill
crv that olllclal uuuulatlon shall bu nunlshod.'
Ho assured the defono they would bo prose-
cuted as long as the atmosphero of purity sur.
rounded the wlinlnUtratlon. The en would
no prosocuteu until a veruioi was roaenod.
Machinery engino and holler for a much
noeuou uuuiiicps iu una cny. rnce fwuuu.
iinnriiinii hm ad a inw n T it s-'-n nr.
A'a."'mff "P."?"' "Si? a9 ut 0 ana
Fine liquor suinoii good locution.
comuloto In overy rcsnect.
Hotels in city nnd country forsalo by
W. H. Hilton 208 West Houston St
Tho demuud for Euplon Oil increased COO
per cont. during the year lusi.
You Will Find I
Everything In gcnt'efiirnlshlnggoods from the
chraiiest to the finest at Cohen Sz Koentgholnrs
Of 53000 secured by real estate low Intorest.
Auurcis r. K uuiituiiiiv. o-.-oi.
Culirornln lted Wood
r.mnl.or nnd ulilnirlos In nnr mmntltv to be
had nt both tho yards of lid Stoves Si Sous. 29tf
Horse for ."ale.
A flno saddle bono with saddle and bridle
nlmost now. Hnrsohns boon worked to har-
ness. Apply at this olllco.
Holler nnd engine. 10-horsopowor.ilRcdnboiit
three months. Everything complete. For
further Information unply to C. Schlebol (521
Avenue E. 6-7-lm
Special to Ladies.
Tim Inrllon urn rrnlllvitlMl til hear 111 Iniml that
J. Josko & Sons hu o just received a largo and
elegant stock or kid gloves in nil shados
hosiery 11ml corsets and 11 full lino of notions
and novelties. 6-3-tf
After Lonrr Trinl
ffn find that tho Continental Ink and miicllago
plvesgonernl satisfaction. Never had 11 com
plaint uvcrytniiig in sumnw-ry 11110 at
IIamiwin'h 2.T7 Commerco St.
Tho virv liktnat lii colored-bordered handker
chiefs and neckwear at Cohen Si Kocnlghclm's
300 nnd illl .Main plain. G-14-tf
Do Hot be Deceived I
nut remember when you wunt to buy finest
Sunlity of giv ds nt reasonable figures J.
osko Si Sons are ready to fill tho bill.
Onn order honk bound 111 morroi'co. Let
tered oil cover "Science For All." Tho finder
will recclvo a reward of ?2 by delivering tho
book at tho Main office. 2-2U-2t.
Qiin F.r Sll.
Tlnnhln hnrrpl hreech hinder. 12 boro. eentrnl
Ore. unite new and by first-chips Kugllsli
maker. Two eases rack and canvass; eom-
Ploto loading apparatus l'rlco $100. tan to
scon at 320 Houston streot. 6-20-3t
Millinery to Order.
Thn Indies di'ttlrlnir to hnvo n hoautlful hnt
trimmed to order can got sninu dono on short
notice by eal ling at tho millinery department
or Mr. L. Wolf son Main plaza.
How to save money fund drugs) bv taking
Turkn-ltus'dnn baths or Steam il-ith for your
coius riiciimaiisin onion ague ami 1111 bkiii u in-
cases can bo found at A. .It.IAN's
i.orner uonitncrco nnu Alamo streets.
Also. Hot and Cold Water Hatha ut 23 cents
foliimcm' Garden Tenth Street.
Thla beautiful and shady ulcasuro resort is
again open to the public situated ns It Is on
tno street cur tnicK unu 01 easy access. 11 uns
A flno flower garden 11 beautiful promennde
under a dense shade and llrst-elass concert
every Saturday and Sunday evenlugs.
6-23-.I111 1'. Somukiis Proprietor.
Wnlfaou's Millinery Department.
Mr. Wolf son desires to Inform tho ladles that
ho Is in receipt of u now lot of lino ready-
trlininod hats of tho Intent stylos. Also some
olegunt feathers flowers and trimmings. He
also employs a llrst class milliner who will
trim huts to ordor 011 short notice of any
stylo nnd fashion desired at n moderate cost.
You will find it prolltablo to call on Mr. Woir-
aoti before making purchases. 6-20-tf.
Want or Faith.
If C. Sclmsse I. Orynskl or A. Drclss drug-
rits do not succeed It Is not for tho want of
nit li. Thov have such faith lu Dr. Ilosanko's
Cough and fiingSyriipusii remedy forCoughs
Coins consumption unu i.ung .vuccuons mat
ihey will give a trial bottlu trco to each und
every ono who is In need of 11 inedlciuo of this
Thn nroof of tho iiiiddluir Is not In chowlnir
tho string but In having an opportunity to test
tho urtlelo direct. C. Sebasse A. Urdus and L.
Drynski druggists huvo t'reo trial bottles or
Dr. llosunko's Cough and I.ung Syrup for each
nnd every ono who is iillllctcd with Coughs
Colds Asthma Consumption or any I.ung
Thn unilerslirncd. having been annnliited
temnornrv administrator of tho cstato ot Jnsenh
Schmidt deceased all parties being Indebted
parties having claims against tho said estate
win proscni uio same tiuiy auiiiouiicaicd 10
tho nndonlirnecl. as it Is tho order of the Hon.
l'robato court to scttlo tho cstato within as
short u tlmo as possible.
juiin u. wrnsrc
Administrator pro tern estate of J. Schmidt
Kxtract chanter 27. revised ordinances sec
tion 1 : It shall bu unlawful for any wagon
Mexican cart or dray loaded with cotton
rook lumber wood hay straw or fodder to
drlvo through Main or Commerco street
unless to unload tho same.
Tho above ordinance in regard to driving
through Commerce street from Alamo street
to Main plaza will be strictly enforced.
Latest Arrivals nt JoHUes.
Among tho latest articles Just rccolved bv
J. Josko & Sous Alamo fctroot aro laco cur-
tains from $123 per pnttorn and upwards
ueuuiuiu puixcrus 01 inincto suic at J cents;
an elegant assortment of torchon and other
laces; lino German tablo linen In sets with
hnnd-worknd fringed edging; silk grenadines
witoons solid mid largo figures; handsome mo-
hair summer suits lor $10: whlto lawns and
Swiss dress Roods with embroidery to match
nnd various articles too numerous to mention.
our patrons and inc puuiiu aro requested to
eull ami examine these goods and get prices.
6-3-tf. J. Johke Sz Sons.
Traders' National Bank
SGI Commerce Street
SAN ANTONIO .... TEXA8.
Transacts a general banking business.
TILDEX AM) C0IULLA
U. S. Mail Express and Sla;
Lino leaves each Dlnca ilallv fuxcent Rimitnvl
and connects wtth the trains nf tho I. A- ri. d.
Hallroad arriving at Tilden within 21 hours
aftor start from Sun Antonio. First-class lincks.
good teams and caroful drivers. Faro il 60;
iuuuu trip o uu; uu-pouiiiiH uuggage irec.
J. E. TONSALIj Si CO. Contractors.
Agonts at Tlldon Snowdon & r.n
Agontt at Cotulla .Frailer liros.
Prices- First-class Kimball Organs
Pianos from $100 to $7QO
TIB: IE CHICKERING
E. C. EVERETT &
SilMMANG & HAMPBL'S
Postoffice Exchange Restaurant.
FRESH FISH OYSTERS SHRIMP GRABS AXI GAME
Always on hand nnd sorvod In tlrst-olass style. Good board by tho day week or month at
reasonable rates. OIM5N DAY AND N1QIIT. 310tt
Ladies and Gentlemen
Do not forgot to go tho I'AVILLION on I.osoya Stroot back of tho
rOSTOFFlCIJ EXCHANGK whoro thoro will bo grand
Concerts by the 8th Cavalry Band
On Wednesday Saturday and Sunday nights. Entranco Froe. A IHMJAIID
l'AHI.OIt with tho cctebmtod Monarch Tables is connected with our
establishment. Flno Imported and Domestic Wines Liquors and
Cigars nlways on band served by attontlvo Wulters.
SOMMERS & PETERSON Proprietors.
SOULE & WILLIAMS
PAINTS OILS GLASS ETC.
Sole Agents for the Celebrated
272 Commerce Street
! J". cSc OO.
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
WIIOfXSAI.K DKAI.ntS IS
PltODUCK lMtUIT FLOUIt 12TC.
1225 HOUSTON STltEET SAN ANTONIO TEXAS
Solo Agonts for Western Texas nnd Moxleo of Cream City Hrowlng Com-
pany's Expor Ilottlod Deer Milwaukee.
F. Groos & Co.
BANK E'.BS :
and Dealers in Exchange
SAN ANTONIO - - TEXAS
Fine River Baths
Can bo taken at
Bowsky's Barber Shop
Blum St.. opp. Mender Hotel
SAN ANTONIO : : : : TEXAS.
U.... I. A t... IV. A. ...L n nnnlh. K.AA.
hoiiei carriages and bagglei ctn bo ordered at f II
No. 237 Commerce Street
Will furnish Wooden and Metallic Dnnal Catei aoc
Cukeu. He&riei and CarrUces at all times Offic
open day and night. Telephone connections wit
For Sale lor $6
Tho whololtacoCourso drounds containing
a)i acres of land with all tlio valuablo Im-
provements formerly belonging to tlio Agri-
cultural association. Titlo perfect.
8-1-tf EI) STEVES.
J. 8 Lookwood J II. Kumpmann
Lockwood & Kampmann
(Successors to Thornton & Lookwood).
B -A. 1ST E JFL j3
Deal In Moxlcan dollars and bullion. Tel-
furanhla transfers rnado. Bills on anv Dart of
I isuropo ana Mexico.
Avcrlll Ready-Mixed Paint.
in Every Variety.
San Antonio Texas.
LIVE STOCK EXCHANGE
And General Commission Dealer.
Snn Antonio Texas.
NOTICE T0 TAXPAYERS.
Orrici: ok City Afseshoh 1
French Iliilldluir Iloom No 1 y
San Antonio May 14 1883. )
Parties nro hereby notified that tho City as-
sessment books uro now open lor tho rendi-
tion of proporty (personal and real estate) for
tho year 181 comineiiclnir March I and will
remain open untlltholltlidiiy of July 1883.
All persons concerned In the above aro res-
pectfully requested to como forwnrd nnd ren-
der tholr property subject to taxation to tho
undorslKnod as required by law
ft-HOt ii. KKASCH City Assessor.
T I Pvm.
W. S. Smith.
DEVINE & SMITH
"IJ.N ANTONIO TEXAS
E90fflce: Rooms 7 and 8 DeviDO
Onlldlng Soledad itreet-9
MAMIiUINO HOWAUD(trottor) see No. 47
11. J. Treaoy's catalogue Loxlngton Ky. Ho
Is a blooded bay IB hands high woIkus 1200
pounds. Service $25.
KNIGHT OK ST. I.OTJI8 (thoroughbred)
Irod by Glcndower dam by EpBllon.seo llruce'a
American Stud Hook volumo 8 p;iiro 352. Ho
Is n dark chestnut sorrel Servlcu S25.
DICK (Kentucky Jack) 15 hands hhrli weighs
i00 pounds. Will covor mares or Jennets.
Bhort-horn thoroughbred cattle Hod Hulls
by twouty-olghth tondon Duko Islington
ley. Borvlces 810.
Spring season Fobruaryl. Terms cash. Ser-
vices paid when mares taken away und It not
with foal have tho prlvllego to return tho next
season freo of chargo. Stook delivered at Al-
fred Heaves' Main Plaza will bo taken and
brought back without cost.
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